An honest online recruitment company with a difference.
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Proven Online Recruitment

You want the best customer service, the best support and the best price - with us that’s exactly what you get. Clients also receive access to our very own in-house recruitment technology, candidate management and a dedication to finding you the best talent in the UK. You can see why hundreds of the UK’s best companies choose Blue Octopus.

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Award Winning Recruiter

Here at Blue Octopus we have a no nonsense approach to recruitment. This honest and straightforward way of working has always helped us stand out from the crowd. We thrive on partnerships with clients that are built around honesty and it is this very approach that has led to us consistently winning awards for our services.

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Blogtopus - Recruitment News

4 inappropriate interview questions (and how to answer them)

Author: Daniel Briggs 01-Sep-14

To succeed in interviews for jobs today, you need to be prepared for almost any question that comes up. Some are just a little tricky or unusual, but in addition to knowing how to answer an odd question about your skills or experience, it’s important also to be prepared for the questions that interviewers really shouldn’t be asking in the first place.

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6 ways to have happier staff

Author: Kelly Laurenson 01-Sep-14

Unhappiness at work can be a serious problem, though the scale and impact is often underestimated. Nearly half of us are unhappy at work, and staff who are dissatisfied for whatever reason may be: less productive more likely to find ways to avoid work less loyal to the company more likely to “bring others down”, making the problems more widespread Clearly it’s important for your staff to be happy in the workplace, but how can this be achieved?

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Our Testimonials

Our clients are really happy with the recruitment services we provide. But don’t just take our word for it, take a look and read for yourselves.

  • Client Testimonials
  • Our Recruitment Technology

    Our purpose built recruitment software is designed to streamline your recruitment process. Our system ‘Octo’ has been developed alongside HR professionals to ensure that it is the perfect solution for candidate management. It has been universally lauded by our clients for its flexibility, functionality and user friendly interface.

  • Recruitment Technology
  • We currently work with:

    Advanced Childcare Barrett Steel Bendsons For Beds Bunzl Everest Manchester College Manheim Saint Gobain